"Leadership in one form or another falls squarely on the shoulders of every Christian whether a bishop, priest, religious or lay Catholic. Ignoring this simple truth comes with a heavy cost; all of humanity suffers. Growing the capacity of authentic leadership within the Catholic 
Church will increase the effectiveness of the church’s mission…to save souls." MSG. Michael M. Cutone 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Considered par excellence on the topic of leadership; a straightforward and classic statement regarding the understanding and application of authentic leadership. Drawing from the teachings of Christ, the Gospels, the lives of the saints and lessons learned during 23 years of service with the US Army Special Forces (Green Berets). MSG Michael Cutone masterfully unfolds a powerful treatise on leadership that clearly identifies ten principles. Further he challenges all of us; "Who among us will answer the call? Who among us will pick up and labor under the weight, the ridicule, the hardship, and the glory of carrying your cross towards Christ Crucified? "  
         
                                                   
 
 
©  2009
Prayer to Continue to Fight for God
“Lord, if your people still have need of my services, I will not avoid the toil. Your will be done. I have fought the good fight long enough. Yet if you bid me continue to hold the battle line in defense of your camp, I will never beg to be excused from failing strength. I will do the work you entrust to me. While you command, I will fight beneath your banner. Amen” 
St. Martin of Tours 
Former Roman Cavalry Officer
Hermit, Bishop of Tours

Praise for
The Leadership of Jesus
Ten Fundamentals of Leadership
“A beautiful piece of work. Needless to say, it will be a great help to the priests who read it. But if I had my way, 
I'd put MSG Cutone in front 
of every fraternal Catholic officer and NCO organization, and at the podium of every officer and NCO basic and advanced course, and every Newman Center on every campus in the country. I wish that someone had talked to me like this before I stepped in front of my first platoon.

Stan Grip
Marketing Manager
Published Author
Former Lieutenant Colonel US Army Reserve  
"How many times throughout history has victory been snatched from the jaws of defeat because of a heroic display of leadership by some young officer, or NCO. The military does not have the exclusive rights to leadership, but it has formulated over time a systematic, comprehensive approach to leadership....Lead by example, Integrity, Courage, and Selfless service. His treatise on Leadership encapsulates and embodies the leadership of Christ. This soldier’s journey as a leader began 23 years ago while attending and graduating the US Army Special Forces Course. His reflections are personal, on target and effective. 
They can be applied just as easily 
by a combat leader, a businessman, or a religious leader striving to save men's souls. This is a must read."  
  
MAJ Michael P. Manning 
Former Commander, 
173rd Infantry Detachment LRS
RANGER graduate 
Iraq Veteran 2005 
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"Awesome in its simplicity. 
I have had the distinct honor 
of serving with MSG Cutone in the US Army Special Forces and have seen first hand these leadership principles placed into action. Mike is an exceptional leader who has summarized his years of experience into 
a simple yet profound message. This book is a 
must read for anyone in a position of responsibility.”

MAJ Thomas Sarrouf
Commander A/2/19th SFG(A)
U.S. Army Special Forces 
Iraq - Afghanistan Veteran
2005 - 2009
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"Mike,
    The book is outstanding and I am going to buy more and give them out to
my prayer groups. I had a conversion story similar to yours. I am a retired
Chief from the Vietnam era. Your book is going to help a lot of people to understand what we have to do to win the battle against Satan and the rest of his bunch. Thanks a lot for your good work it is a godsend for us.

Sincerely In Christ,
Robert  Garrett
Sidney, ME
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     $12.00
Annual Catholic Men's Leadership Conference 
 Nov 22, 2014 - Monson Ma.
  "Leadership comes with a      
   cross. Are you prepared to   
   carry yours?"
    The Leadership of Jesus 
        Catholic Speakers:
  • BG Joseph Stringham
 (Vietnam, El Salvador, Central  
 America, Panama combat veteran)
  • CPT Guy Gruters 
 (USAF ret. 5yrs POW Vietnam)
  • MAJ Michael Manning
        (US Army- Iraq & Afghanistan combat vet)
  • MSG Mike Cutone
      (US Army SF - Iraq & Afghanistan combat vet)
Conclude with Mass celebrated by Bishop Mitchell Rozanski at 4:00 at St. Patrick’s Church  
Victory Is In The Struggle

"Pray the Rosary" Fr.Jason Worthley
Paperback 132 pages
The Leadership of Jesus
Ten Fundamentals of Leadership
By MSG Michael M. Cutone